Friday, December 31, 2010

Big Talking Analog Clock with White Dial


The Talking Alarm Clock That’s Easy to See! The Big Talking Analog Clock with White Dial features analog quartz-synchronized movement, an easy to set alarm and hourly time announcement. Other features include large easy-to-read black numbers and hands, as well as a red sweep second hand. Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). Female voice. Alarm beeps 3 times then announces time. Measures: 6" L x 5" H x 4" W.

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Hear Your Body Temperature Spoken with the Talking Ear Thermometer


This Talking Ear Thermometer from NatureSpirit uses advanced infrared technology to ensure fast, accurate body temperature readings. The reading is announced in English instantly after it is taken. It's perfect for the Blind and those with low vision.

Take readings in one second. Choose Fahrenheit or Celsius. Auto-Off preserves battery life. Small comfortable probe and slim design for ease of use. Backlit display for night-time use. Memory recalls last 30 temperature readings. Calendar/clock with year, date, hour and minute. Battery and probe cover included.

Learn more about the Talking Ear Thermometer or visit www.MaxiAids.com to see more items for the blind, low vision, deaf, hard of hearing, as well as those with mobility challenges and other special needs.

Bop It Extreme Talking Musical Interactive Game


Everybody's moving to BOP IT EXTREME! This electronic, musical quick-reaction game is more fun than ever - plus, it's accessible to the Blind. It has lots of wacky spoken and musical commands that come at you in random order, challenging your response time to bop, twist, pull, spin and flick different parts of the toy.

Adding to the excitement is a taunting, yet hilarious, electronic announcer directing your every move. The better you get the faster it goes, and when you miss a beat you'll hear about it! Practice alone and play at parties, it's a game you're compelled to beat!

So pick it up and Bop it, Twist it, Pull it, Spin it, Flick it! Move to the groove and compete to the beat! You never know what will happen next. There are 4 different games for solo or group play - and BOP IT EXTREME keeps score for you!

This is a great game for the blind and those with low vision. It is stimulating and therapeutic for all players because it encourages quick thinking and quick fine motor skills in a fun and exciting way.

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Friday, December 17, 2010

Kapten Plus Talking Pocket GPS with Mobility Kit


Unlike other GPS systems, the tiny Kapten Plus Talking Pocket GPS Navigational System from Kapsys has no screen. This palm-sized unit uses voice recognition technology that allows it to accept verbal input. You make navigation requests by talking to the Kapten Plus and are in turn given spoken directions. It gives the blind or visually impaired pedestrian a tool to help them get where they need to go. This version adds a mobility kit with a spare battery, car/wall chargers and a carry case for maximum functionality and flexibility.

Kapten Plus voice-controlled mobility assistant is a new generation of voice-controlled navigator for the blind and visually impaired. It offers the main features of the 1st generation Kapten and adds innovative features to ease mobility of those with limited vision.

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Uniden Corded/Cordless Phone with Answering System


The Uniden Loud and Clear Corded/Cordless Phone with Digital Answering System offers a 20dB amplified audio boost, DECT 6.0 technology for interference-free calls, plus large easy-to-see buttons and display. Other features include visual ringers, caller ID announce on the base and handset, and adjustable playback speed on the built-in answering system.

Get more information on the Uniden Loud and Clear Corded/Cordless Phone with Digital Answering System or visit MaxiAids.com to see more products for independent living.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Reizen 8-Digit Talking Calculator with Alarm


Enjoy the convenience of hearing calculations spoken! The Reizen 8-Digit Talking Calculator is great for the blind and the visually impaired. While in calculator mode, all digits and functions entered, as well as calculation results, are read aloud. The time is displayed on the LCD. Built-in alarm with beep sound.

Get complete details about the Reizen 8-Digit Talking Calculator or visit www.MaxiAids.com to see more items for the Blind and those with low vision.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Sound Puzzle with Braille Pieces: Pets


Match the Shape and Hear the Sound the Pet Makes! Some of our favorite pets are waiting to "speak" to your child on the Pets Sound Puzzle from Melissa & Doug. Place the puzzle piece into the well with the matching picture on the puzzle board and hear the animal meow, woof or tweet! Eye- and ear-catching puzzle enhances matching and listening skills.

Plus, this version has Braille markings on each of the eight pieces showing the name of the animal. Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included.) Made of wood. Dimensions: 8.75" x 11.75" x 1". Recommended Ages: 2 and up.

Note: This item and all Melissa & Doug products are carefully crafted using non-toxic coatings and meet or exceed all U.S. toy testing standards.

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Low Vision/Braille Phonics Flash Cards Make it Easy to Build Language Skills


What is Phonics? The English alphabet contains 26 letters, and these letters represent 45 speech sounds. Many letters and letter combinations represent a number of different sounds. Phonics is the relationship between letters or letter combinations and the sounds of language.

These teacher-created, child-tested Phonics Flash Cards are ideal for reinforcing basic skills at home or school. The handy 3.125" x 5.25" size makes cards great for travel, plus the large (nearly 1" high) extra bold letters are easy to see.

The set includes activity ideas to challenge growing skill levels. Cards feature photos for real-life learning and rounded corners for quick sorting. The 56 cards are ideal for teaching Kindergarten to 3rd Grade, Ages 5 to 8.

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